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Rural Health Opioid Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.912
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Jul 21, 2017

For programmatic or technical questions:
Michael Blodgett

For grants management or budget questions:
Ardena Githara


The Rural Health Opioid Program provides grants to consortia made up of at least 3 healthcare providers that propose to expand the delivery of opioid related healthcare services, with the intent of reducing the morbidity and mortality related to opioid overdoses in rural communities.

Consortia are expected to work towards:

  • Identifying individuals at-risk of overdose and guide them towards recovery by providing outreach and education on locally available treatment options and support services
  • Educating community members on opioid use disorder, incorporating education, treatment options, methods for preparing individuals for treatment, referring individuals to treatment, and how to best support individuals in recovery
  • Implement care coordination practices to organize patient care activities
  • Support individuals in recovery by establishing new or enhancing existing behavioral counseling and peer support activities

Eligible applicants include rural public or nonprofit entities that represent consortia composed of 3 or more healthcare providers and entities such as social service and faith-based organizations, law enforcement, and other community-based groups. One member of the consortium will act as the grantee and submit the application.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Estimated award amount: $250,000 per year
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 12
Estimated total program funding: $3,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through

Applicant webinar recording
Play back number: 866.501.0093

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Care coordination · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug abuse

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